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Drastic design layout changes for all of the country’s daily newspaper print editions takes effect on October 1st, 2018. The changes includes replacing legible, classic serif fonts — Times New Roman and Baskerville — to local favorites, Papyrus, Bank…
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Rockford, Illinois — Rockford area residents have spoken all over the internet the past few years. We’ve collected a few of their comments since 2012 and will be releasing volumes of statements and opinions left on RKFDnews social media feeds and on this…
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Rockford, Illinois — Electric Dream Records [EDR] was launched August 17, 2017 to little fanfare and support from the region where it was birthed. (Which is no surprise for many artists in the Rockford area.) Brian Diamond, the label’s owner and veteran…
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Rockford, Illinois — True story, and not fake: 815 Day is almost here! 815 Day is August 15th. It is the official regionally lopsided retail day for selling and buying real, original, unfunny, biased merchandise that advertises Rockford, Illinois in a…
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Rockford, Illinois — Time is money. So it’s said. Road construction in Rockford, Illinois, is putting a new positive spin on the life metaphor. RkfdNews’s partners, Digging Deeper Into The Black Hole That’s Located Inside Out City’s Mind department, over…
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Rockford, Illinois — You asked for it, and you got it. It’s official, Rockford. A local favorite sandwich, the Beesechurger®, was named the city’s official sandwich by important paid-for operations— The Register Star, City Council, and local Ad…
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Rockford, Illinois — A Rockford icon came tumbling down today. The Clock Tower located off of the East State Street / I-90 Exit hasn’t told the right time in years. Despite recent efforts by radio hosts, Double T and Stone, homeless pop star, Johnny…
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Rockford, Illinois — It’s official. Rockford wasn’t chosen again. Athlete and philanthropist superstar, LeBron James, has chosen his hometown of Akron, Ohio to open a free public school. LeBron’s school, I Promise, was funded and developed by The LeBron…
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Rockford, Illinois – Local rock n’ roll musicians who go by the name, Name The Moon, has signed with RCA Records. It’s the first major label signing by a regional band since The Good Year Pimps signed to Universal Records in 1996, but then perfectly…
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Rockford, IL — It’s the Summer of 2018 and Transform Rockford, a local public charity operation that doubles up as a public relations and data collecting marketing firm, is still on pace to transform Rockford into a top 25 American city by 2025. The…
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